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How to Run a Traceroute to Troubleshoot Connection and HTTP Errors

Connection errors are bound to happen to everyone who uses the internet. At some point, the traffic slows to a crawl and the data just doesn’t go through. Whether that’s trying to submit a credit card number that just won’t go through, playing an online game where your commands have seconds of latency between button …


WordPress 5.5 Release Candidate

The first release candidate for WordPress 5.5 is now available! This is an important milestone in the community’s progress toward the final release of WordPress 5.5. “Release Candidate” means that the new version is ready for release, but with millions of users and thousands of plugins and themes, it’s possible something was missed. WordPress 5.5 …


Happy WooCommerce Day

Say hello to WooCommerce Day: A day to give back to the incredible WooCommerce community and to celebrate all the store owners, site builders, extension developers, partners, friends, and families at its core. For its inaugural year, we’re keeping the celebration simple: we’re offering 40% off everything in the WooCommerce.com Marketplace. What better way to …


Critical Arbitrary File Upload Vulnerability Patched in wpDiscuz Plugin

On June 19th, our Threat Intelligence team discovered a vulnerability present in Comments – wpDiscuz, a WordPress plugin installed on over 80,000 sites. This flaw gave unauthenticated attackers the ability to upload arbitrary files, including PHP files, and achieve remote code execution on a vulnerable site’s server. We initially reached out to the plugin’s developer …Read More


Best cPanel Hosting: 5 Top Web Hosting Providers That Use cPanel

There’s a lot that goes into managing your website. You can carry out many of the tasks necessary to keep your installation running smoothly from an admin dashboard, but there are some situations where you’ll need to access your server directly. By choosing cPanel hosting, you get one of the most comprehensive and user-friendly server control panels on the market.
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Unsplash WordPress Plugin Overview and Review

Unsplash is one of the most popular sources for free images on the net. Unsplash has millions of professional quality images that are free to use in your commercial and non-commercial projects with or without attribution. This makes Unsplash popular with WordPress blogs and websites. Unsplash has now released a free WordPress plugin to make …


WordPress 5.5 Beta 4

WordPress 5.5 Beta 4 is now available! This software is still in development, so it’s not recommended to run this version on a production site. Consider setting up a test site to play with the new version. You can test WordPress 5.5 Beta 4 in two ways: Try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (choose the …


Translations.com: A Case Study in Transforming Customer Experience

Translations.com’s new customers were struggling with the WPML integration. WPML’s Translation Readiness Service helped them go from “pulling the plug” to “peace of mind.” High Expectations from Translations.com Customers With over 25 years of experience, Translations.com has helped customers with over 400,000 projects. About 70% of their clients are enterprise-level, which means they come with …


Get a FREE Renovation Layout Pack for Divi

Hey Divi Nation! Thanks for joining us for the next installment of our weekly Divi Design Initiative where each week, we give away brand new, free Divi Layout Packs from our design team to you. This time around, Kenny and his team have created a beautiful Renovation Layout Pack that’ll help you get your next …


AutomateWoo 5.0 – Manual workflows

We are thrilled to announce that we’ll soon be releasing version 5.0 of AutomateWoo which contains one of our most requested features – manual workflows. The release also contains a number of other new features and fixes to improve your experience with AutomateWoo. As this is a major release we have made a few breaking …


Conversational Marketing: What It Is and How to Use It

Looking to make your marketing efforts more personal and conversational for your customers? Conversational marketing might be the perfect way to shift your marketing strategy. Conversational marketing is a marketing approach based on customer feedback. It utilizes tools such as personalized email marketing, chat bots, live stream video, and live chats with customer service representatives. …


Get a FREE Header & Footer for Divi’s Robotics Layout Pack

Hey Divi Nation! Thanks for joining us for the next installment of our weekly Divi Design Initiative where each week, we give away brand new freebies. This Monday, we shared a brand new Robotics Layout Pack. To help you get your website up and running as soon as possible, we’re sharing a global header & …


How to Track Landing Page Redirects Using Google Analytics

Tracking landing page redirects does not have to be as overwhelming as it seems at first glance. When dealing with data and analytics, you will often come across a hundred different ways to find the same information. There are UTM campaigns, URL shortening services like Bitly, and even built-in analytics on services like MeetEdgar, Buffer, …


How to Look Good on Zoom: What to Wear and Where to Sit

In the wake of COVID-19, video conferencing has made the transition from office to remote work much easier for many teams. However, virtual meetings have their own unique etiquette you’ll need to internalize. Plus, it can be difficult to figure out how to look good on Zoom if you’re not familiar with camera angles and …


10 Ways to Make Your Website Accessible

Every website owner wants to attract as many visitors as possible. However, few take the steps necessary to ensure their site can be used by everyone. There are millions of users out there who rely on sites being accessible, and if you don’t take the time to understand their needs, everyone will be missing out. …


3 Ways Visual Search Can Boost Your Brand

Have you ever seen a gadget, piece of clothing, appliance, or piece of furniture online–only to meet dead ends when searching for a place to purchase it? If this scenario sounds familiar, visual search is the solution. And, if you sell physical products, incorporating visual search into your marketing strategy can help boost your brand. …